A non-candy class Valentine printable idea as cute as squishy little cheeks – “I SHALL CALL HIM SQUISHY AND HE SHALL BE MINE. HAPPY VALENTINES!” Get your FREE Valentines printables here!
I was just casually scrolling through Amazon, when I stumbled upon the most darling little squishy toy my eyes have ever seen.
I thought about getting them for my kiddos birthday, but when I noticed how affordable they were I couldn’t help but think how perfect they would be for a class Valentines idea!
Coming in sweet pastel colors, with an irresistible call to “squish me”, my kids were all on board.
I immediately thought of the quote from Dory on Finding Nemo – “I shall call him squishy and he shall be mine, and he shall be my squishy.”
So I made some printables to go with the squishy Valentines, for you to print and enjoy as well!
Every year I challenge myself to come up with a non-candy idea for class Valentines. I’m not totally against treats, but it doesn’t take long to realize what a bag full of sugar will do to your child when they come home and consume it all before you even have a chance to see it.
But finding a non-candy idea is not always very affordable.
These cute squishy toys come to about .40 cents each. More than a bag of tootsie rolls, for sure, but I can guarantee they will be a hit in the classroom. My kids adore their squishy texture and darling little animal faces.
Everything you need for this class Valentines project can be found below:
SUPPLIES FOR SQUISHY VALENTINES
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And grab your FREE printable from me below, just after you soak in all the cuteness from these little critters.
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If you want to kick it up a notch on your non-candy class Valentines, check out my “Love you for all time, Valentines” idea. Because my preschooler has a small class, that’s the one I will have him pass out.
But when my niece refused to use the word “love” to the boys in her class, the “squishies” were made just for her!
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Thanks so much for reading! If you already have your kids class Valentines finished this year, be sure to pin this post to remember it later!